But over on the West Coast the Seattle Sounders were doing their best to play it down, talking up the superhuman powers of U.S. men's national team star Clint Dempsey instead:
But can Frank Lampard conjure fire? pic.twitter.com/wViAooMFli— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) July 24, 2014
Can he? Can he conjure fire? Your move, Frank.